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Plaid is a financial technology company. It develops a digital platform that enables applications to connect with users’ bank accounts. The company builds the technical infrastructure APIs that connect consumers, traditional financial institutions, and developers, as well as provides access to financial data and analytics products.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteplaid.com
Employee Ratings4.6
Overall CultureC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2021)713(+7%)
Job Openings103
Revenue (Y, 2019)$150 M
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Plaid

Zach Perret

Zach Perret

Co-Founder, CEO
Eric Sager

Eric Sager

COO
William Hockey

William Hockey

Co-Founder, CTO
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Plaid Office Locations

Plaid has offices in San Francisco, New York, Salt Lake City, Amsterdam and in 1 other location
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
PO Box 7775 #35278
Amsterdam, NL
Muiderstraat 1
London, GB
New Penderel House , 4th Floor 283 - 288 High Holborn
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Plaid Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2013

Plaid total Funding

$730.1 m

Plaid latest funding size

$425 m

Time since last funding

a month ago

Plaid investors

Plaid's latest funding round in April 2021 was reported to be $425 m. In total, Plaid has raised $730.1 m. Plaid's latest valuation is reported to be $13.5 b.
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Plaid Revenue

Plaid's revenue was reported to be $150 m in Y, 2019
USD

Revenue (Y, 2019)

150.0m

Market valuation

13.5b
USDY, 2019E

Revenue

150.0m
USDY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

455.5k
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Plaid Operating Metrics

Plaid's Customers was reported to be 2.6 k in Jan, 2020.
Jan, 2020Nov, 2020Apr, 2021

Countries

77

Customers

2.6 k

Patents (US)

25

Trademarks

4353
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Plaid Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
QuovoJanuary 08, 2019$200 m
Plaid, B.V.
Plaid Financial Ltd

Plaid Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Plaid Online and Social Media Presence

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Plaid Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    D

    54/100

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Plaid News and Updates

Railsbank and Plaid form embedded finance partnership

Banking-as-a-service platform Railsbank is to provide customers with embedded access to Open Banking services for account-to-account payments from Plaid.

Paysend Partners with Plaid to Speed Up Digital Transfers

Payments Fintech Paysend has partnered with open banking platform Plaid to speed up bank authentication and money transfer process for international money transfer customers.

Plaid hits $13.5 billion valuation on $425 million funding round

Open banking platform Plaid has raised $425 million in Series D financing at an estimated valuation of $13.5 billion.

Plaid Helps Dun & Bradstreet Add Alt Data To SMB Credit Profiles

The advent of alternative data in personal lending has given millions of Americans access to credit they wouldn’t have had before. These are people who were considered “credit invisible” — i.e. no history with the three major credit agencies — or simply had minimal credit profiles, but who can no…

DriveWealth connects with Plaid

DriveWealth, LLC, a leading global brokerage infrastructure platform, today announced a partnership with Plaid, a data network powering the digital financial ecosystem, that enables mutual customers of the companies to simplify online investment account funding via one API integration.

Plaid fintech accelerator names inaugural cohort of startups

We’re excited to announce Plaid’s FinRise inaugural cohort of five early-stage fintech startups. A few months ago, we announced the launch of FinRise, an incubator program to empower early-stage founders who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color with foundational support in their entrepreneur…
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Plaid Blogs

Policy Pulse: The State of Privacy

Privacy rules are developing around the world. Learn how they might affect digital finance in our latest Policy Pulse.

Partnering with Railsbank to power the next generation of financial needs

Railsbank customers in the UK will gain access to Plaid’s Payment Initiation API to accept instant bank payments directly within their app or website.

Newsletter - May 2021

Read about our latest features, quality improvements based on customer feedback, and our newly launched incubator, FinRise, which supports BIPOC founders.

Clear Books helps small businesses simplify accounting

Plaid provides Clear Books with payment account information feeds that simplify accounting for small businesses, giving users a view of their finances.

A New Architecture for Plaid Link: Server-Driven UI with Directed Graphs

Flexible Link, our new product platform that would deliver years of diverse new product experiences for our customers.

Improving the payments experience in the UK

Modular Link enables you to customise your user interface, without the challenges of front-end integration complexities, to optimise your open banking UX.
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Plaid Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Plaid founded?

    Plaid was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Plaid key executives?

    Plaid's key executives are Zach Perret, Eric Sager and William Hockey.

  • How many employees does Plaid have?

    Plaid has 713 employees.

  • What is Plaid revenue?

    Latest Plaid annual revenue is $150 m.

  • What is Plaid revenue per employee?

    Latest Plaid revenue per employee is $210.4 k.

  • Who are Plaid competitors?

    Competitors of Plaid include Finicity, SynapseFI and MX.

  • Where is Plaid headquarters?

    Plaid headquarters is located at PO Box 7775 #35278, San Francisco.

  • Where are Plaid offices?

    Plaid has offices in San Francisco, New York, Salt Lake City, Amsterdam and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Plaid have?

    Plaid has 5 offices.